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First Round Capital is an entirely new kind of venture firm built from the ground up to help the world's best entrepreneurs build better companies. We host 50+ events for our portfolio companies a year -- and historically we've held off on sharing the content widely, since we viewed it as a benefit that came from being a member of the First Round Capital community. When you have the opportunity to partner with Jeff Atwood (aka Coding Horror) on a new company, it's hard to say "no". I’m a startup guy. And from day one, we’ve always viewed First Round Capital as a startup. We're building First Round Capital just like any entrepreneur would build their business. It's always exciting to get the chance to publicly share a new investment - but today is even more exciting given this is the second time we've partnered with serial entrepreneurs Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg. As many of you know, this time of the year is one of our favorite at First Round Capital - and not just because it's the holiday season. We've talked a lot recently about the amazing amount of talent that exists in universities across the country – and one of the main reasons we launched the Dorm Room Fund was to create a new and more efficient way. You can imagine the scene in the board room. The CEO of our portfolio company, Techforward, is discussing a “make the company opportunity" -- Best Buy wants us to to power their nation-wide buyback program. At First Round Capital, we’ve been big believers in the future of online commerce - and over the past few years have invested in many eCommerce companies, all at the seed stage.